CROBOT CONFIRMED AS DIRECT SUPPORT ON STEEL PANTHER’S HEAVY METAL RULES TOUR NEW STUDIO ALBUM MOTHERBRAIN OUT NOW

CROBOT CONFIRMED AS DIRECT SUPPORT ON

STEEL PANTHER’S HEAVY METAL RULES TOUR

Band Will Stage Headline Appearances Prior To And After Support Leg That Begins

October 8 in Mobile, Alabama and Wraps the 20th In Portland, Maine

NEW STUDIO ALBUM MOTHERBRAIN OUT NOW

View “Keep Me Down” Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFzLwR9kOwQ

View “Low Life” Video Here: https://youtu.be/gPi_SaFsMf8

Order Here: http://smarturl.it/Crobot-Band

Pottsville, PA — Crobot has been confirmed as direct support on Steel Panther’s upcoming Heavy Metal Rules Tour.  Detail on the specific appearances where the bands will share the stage follows below. Today, Crobot has releases a brand-new studio album titled MOTHERBRAIN.  The lead single “Low Life” celebrates a Top 40 debut this week on both Media Base and the Billboard Rock Airplay Chart.  Singer Brandon Yeagley offers, “It’s an anthem about this outside perspective on the definition of a low life.  There’s a misconception that being a touring musician without a lot of money makes you a lowlife, but how is that really any different from the rest of the world? And, if that does make you a lowlife, we’re okay with it!”

For the uninitiated, Steel Panther was formed in 2000 and is comprised of Michael Starr (lead singer), Satchel (guitarist), Lexxi Foxx (bass) and Stix Zadinia (drums). Hailing from Los Angeles, the epicenter for rock n’ roll in all its debauchery and glamour, Steel Panther has established themselves as the world’s premier party band, melding hard rock virtuosity with parody and criminally good looks. Steel Panther is a global phenomenon with four full-length albums, touring across the world, platinum-level You Tube status and high-profile television appearances such as Jimmy Kimmel Live, Larry King Now, and FOX NFL Sunday. Rolling Stone avowed, “There’s a reason Steel Panther have transcended their origins as a cover band playing the Sunset Strip,” while Metal Sucks declared, Steel Panther’s concept is genius…their songwriting is…preposterously snappy – and relatable.”

During late 2017, the Crobot boys started to write what would become Motherbrain. Signing to Mascot Records, the group went from writing at Chris’ spot in Austin, TX to Marietta, GA where they holed up in the studio with Corey Lowery [Seether, Saint Asonia, Sevendust, Stereomud] for a month.  The producer’s direction to embrace the dark side took life, while Brandon delivered some of the most emotive recordings Crobot has delivered to date. “I think it’s a much darker record, musically, lyrically, and thematically,” says the front man. “It’s some of the heaviest material we’ve ever done, but it’s also some of the funkiest. We’re widening the Crobot spectrum even more. It’s the catchiest too. It’s less about wizards and dragons and more about everyday turmoil and the struggles of life. Corey made it digestible and appealing for not just dudes with beards or chicks with dicks.”

Striking a delicate balance between hard-charging riffs, ass-shaking funk, and out-of-this-world reflective stage attire, the Pennsylvania quartet—Brandon Yeagley [lead vocals, harmonica], Chris Bishop [guitar, vocals], and Dan Ryan [drums], satisfy starvation for sonic sustenance on their fourth full-length and 2019 debut for Mascot Label Group, Motherbrain. James Lascu and Eddie Collins share the role of touring bassist for Crobot.

Crobot continue to fill a void. Since emerging in 2011, the group have quietly cemented themselves among the rising rock vanguard. Following the 2012 debut Legend of the Spaceborne Killer and 2014’s Something Supernatural, the musicians made waves with Welcome To Fat City in 2016. Consequence of Sound praised the title track as “a stomping slice of doom, and Classic Rock bestowed a coveted 4-out-of-5-star rating on the album, going on to claim, “Welcome To Fat City is a mighty leap forward for Crobot, an ebullient masterclass. Not to mention, they received acclaim from AXSNew Noise Magazine, and more as total album streams surpassed the 1-million-mark. Along the way, Crobot toured with the likes of Anthrax, Clutch, Volbeat,

Black Label Society, Chevelle, Motorhead, The Sword, and more in addition to appearing on ShipRocked! and at numerous other festivals.

“When people hear this, I hope they say, ‘Yeah, that’s Crobot’,” the front man leaves off. “We want to maintain our identity from record to record. We always want to be genuine. It’s going to evolve, but it will always be Crobot.”

Crobot has confirmed the following upcoming appearances:

8/23     Teaneck, NJ                Debonair Music Hall                          Headline

8/24     Andreas, PA                Skookstock                                         Headline

8/25     Asbury Park, NJ         Asbury Lanes                                      Headline

8/28     Columbus, OH            Ace Of Cups                                       Headline

8/30     Ringle, WI                  Q&Z Expo Center                              Headline

8/31     Braidwood, IL             Top Fuel Saloon                                 Headline

9/01     Madison, WI               Taste of Madison                                Festival

10/04   Salisbury, NC             Rowan County Fairgrounds               Headline

10/05   Hickory, NC               Lake Hickory Haunts                         Headline

10/06   Greenville, SC            Radio Room                                        Headline

10/08   Mobile, AL                 Soul Kitchen                                       w/ Steel Panther

10/09   Tampa, FL                  Jannus Live                                         w/ Steel Panther

10/11   Ft. Lauderdale, FL      Culture Room                                     w/ Steel Panther

10/12   Orlando, FL                The Plaza                                            w/ Steel Panther

10/15   Richmond, VA            The National                                       w/ Steel Panther

10/16   Philadelphia, PA         TLA                                                    w/ Steel Panther

10/18   Silver Springs, MD     The Fillmore                                       w/ Steel Panther

10/19   Poughkeepsie, NY      The Change                                         w/ Steel Panther

10/20   Portland, ME              State Theater                                       w/ Steel Panther

10/22   Buffalo, NY                Rec Room                                           Headline

10/23   Toronto, ONT             Hard Luck                                           Headline

10/26   Syracuse, NY              Lost Horizon                                       Headline

10/27   Buffalo, NY                Iron Works                                          Headline

10/31   Chicago, IL                 Bottom Lounge                                   Headline

11/01   Battle Creek, MI         Music Factory                                     Headline

11/02   Parkersburg, WV        V Club Headline                                 Headline

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